9 October 2013


It's that time of the week again, where we start a new challenge over at 

Before I get to that I want to thank you all for my gorgeous cards & presents I received yesterday....I was the big 40 & had a fab day thank you xx

Right this weeks challenge is


I decided as we don't celebrate Thanksgiving over here in the UK I would use a Thanksgiving (hopefully) image, along with the colours & a thank you sentiment! Don't forget your sentiment on the front of your card!!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Die Cuttin Divas- use brown
Get Inky- fall colours

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'squirrel' from the 'Perfect Day, Woodlands Folk' set by Docrafts
Derwent Inktense pencils
Squirrel- baked earth & red oxide
Acorn- bark, willow, tan, beech green & light olive
Tim Holtz distress inks
Sky- tumbled glass 
Grass- mowed lawn from Natalie & Amy's

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Woodland Folks' by Docrafts
My stash- ribbon, gold gems & brown card
Sentiment from the 'Piggy, Honey & Hugs' stamp set by Docrafts

Tools & Glues
Collall all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Collall 3D glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
4" square card blank from Natalie & Amy's
'Oval' die cuts by Spellbinders
'Ribbon #2' border die cut Marianne D LR0102
'Daisy Flower' die cut y Joy Crafts 6002/0024 from Natalie & Amy's
'Leaf' die cut from the 'Button Flower' set by Marianne D LR0164

This weeks sponsor is the fab Meljens Designs for details of what the winner will receive pop over here!

Thank you for stopping by today, I will be by today to say hi to you all!
Hugs xx


Sue said...

Gorgeous card Shell. I love the image, fabulous papers and beautiful detailing too.
Belated Happy Birthday wishes, so pleased that you had a good day
hugs Sue xx

Sue B said...

I'm really sorry I missed your birthday Shell - sending you huge birthday hugs - I hope you had a lovely day hun!!
Your card is gorgeous - the squirrel is very cute and I love the acorn paper and the pretty embellies… the colours are perfect for autumn.
Hope you are well
Hugs Sue B xx

Sandra H said...

Oh wow absolutely gorgeous Shell and really awesome image too x

Pat N. said...

Too cute, love that background paper. TFS at DCD's brown challenge.

Berni Cuttino said...

Just the cutest image and so ready for Autumn. Sweet design and fabulous coloring. Delightful! Thanks for visiting and leaving the sweet luv.

Vickie Y said...

Adorable image and card! Thank you for playing along with us at Crafting When We Can Sketch Challenge.

coops said...

aw belated happy birthday shell. so pleased you had a fab day hun.
stunning card, i love your colours and really adorable :D

xx coops xx

Robin said...

Happy Birthday! It only gets better from here. Glad you had a great day. Your card is just gorgeous! Loving that little squirrel. You totally rocked the sketch! Thanks for playing along with us at Crafting When We Can and good luck! Hugs, Robin

Stampalicious said...

very nice, love the warm fall colours, thank you for joining our challenge at Crafting When We Can, hugs, martina

Jackie said...

Super cute card & you did so well with the sketch! Thanks so much for playing along with us @ CWWC & hope to see you back again next week for our sparkle challenge!!!

Margaret said...

Adorable image and your colors and coloring are fabulous. Great design.

Gerda said...

What a super cute card! Love the adorable image! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!